Cooked Herring with Lemon Sauce and Potato Ring

Recipe Description

Cooked Herring with lemon Sauce and Potato Ring


  • 2 lb Herring
  • water
  • salt
  • Potato RING :
  • 1 1/2 lb potatoes
  • 1 Grated or chopped Onion
  • 2 Slices white bread
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c milk
  • 1/4 c butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lemon SAUCE:
  • 2 tb butter or margarine
  • 2 tb flour
  • 2 c broth
  • 2 egg egg yolk|yolks
  • 1/2 ts salt (if broth is not sufficiently salted)
  • Juice of 1 lemon


Peel potatoes and cook until soft. Drain and mash or rice the potatoes. Cover bread with milk and let stand for a few minutes. Mix together the potatoes, grated Onion, bread, and milk. Season with salt and pepper. Add melted butter and beaten egg egg yolk|yolks. Beat egg whites stiff and fold in. butter a ring mold and sprinkle with bread crumbs. Put Potato mixture into mold and bake in a moderate oven (375F) until nicely browned. Turn out on serving platter. While Potato ring is baking, clean, bone, rinse and fillet Herring. (Frozen Herring fillets may be
used.) Cut fillets in pieces and cook in boiling salted water only until tender. Carefully remove and drain Herring and place in center of Potato ring. Pour lemon sauce over Herring and serve.
For lemon sauce: Melt butter or margarine and add flour. Stir until well blended. Add broth slowly, stirring constantly. Beat egg egg yolk|yolks and add salt. Add to sauce, a little at a time, stirring briskly. Do not boil after eggs are added. Add strained lemon juice.
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